مال

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root verb مَوَّلَ (mawwala), to make rich, to enrich, to finance.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

مَال (mālm (plural أَمْوَال (ʾamwāl))

  1. property, possessions, chattels, goods
  2. wealth, affluence
  3. fortune, estate
  4. money
  5. income, revenue
  6. assets, capital, stock, fund
  7. (Islamic law) marketable title
  8. (Egypt) tax, land tax

Descendants[edit]


Laki[edit]

Noun[edit]

مال (transliteration needed)

  1. house

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَال (māl).

Noun[edit]

مال (mâl)

  1. property
    اون سگ بزرگ مال توست؟
    un sag-e bozorg mâl-e to-st?
    Is that big dog yours?
    این کتاب مال من نیست.
    in ketâb mâl-e man nist.
    This book isn't mine.
  2. wealth
  3. money
  4. assets

Usage notes[edit]

As seen in example sentences above, in the sense of "property", this noun can be used with ezâfe to approximate the English possessive pronouns. For example, "mine" would be rendered مال من (mâl-e man) and "yours" as مال تو (mâl-e to).

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian مال, from Arabic مال (māl).

Noun[edit]

مال (mālmHindi spelling माल

  1. property, possessions, goods
  2. wealth
  3. fortune, estate
  4. merchandise, stock
  5. money
  6. income, revenue
  7. finance
  8. prize
  9. assets, capital, fund
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit मल्लः.

Noun[edit]

مال (mālmHindi spelling माल

  1. wrestler
  2. boxer
  3. prizefighter
  4. athlete
  5. champion
  6. hero

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit माल्यं or माला.

Noun[edit]

مال (mālfHindi spelling माल

  1. wreath
  2. garland